Registration and accommodation

Registration

To register for the symposium and to make an accommodation reservation, please complete the on-line registration form.

Kindly first read the instructions and conditions given below.

Reservations will be handled on a “first come – first served” basis. Each form is to be filled in individually by only one participant. If you have problems with completing the on-line form, please contact the local LignoBiotech 2018 secretariat at Confedent International Ltd:

Confedent International Ltd
Korkeavuorenkatu 30
00130 Helsinki, Finland

Email: LignoBiotech2018@confedent.fi
Phone: +358 50 4644 757

Registration fees

Early bird registration fee (until June 10)

EUR 450,00

Late registration fee (from June 11)

EUR 550,00

PhD student early fee (until June 10)

EUR 345,00

PhD student late fee (from June 11)

EUR 445,00

Gala Dinner

EUR 80,00

Registration fee includes:

  • Full admission to all sessions during the Symposium
  • Symposium lunches and coffees/refreshments during the breaks
  • Symposium material
  • Helsinki City Reception on August 29

Payment of symposium fees

  • We accept payments by credit card and payments against invoice (invoicing fee 14 Eur will be added).
  • The symposium fees should be fully paid in Euro by credit card at the same time with your registration or by the due date if you request an invoice. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Eurocard and credit card payments are processed via an SSL secured credit card payment link at the end of the on-line registration form.  
  • The invoice reference number must show as identification on bank transactions. The invoice will include all necessary international bank information for the bank transfer. All bank charges should be covered by the payee.

Cancellation of registration, social events and accommodation or changes in accommodation bookings (early departure or late arrival)

All cancellations must be made in writing to LignoBiotech2018@confedent.fi

For registration, social events and accommodation, an administration fee of EUR 50 will be applied to all cancellations made by June 25, 2018. No refunds will be made for cancellations made after June 25, 2018.
100% payment to be made if fees not paid at the time of cancellation.

There will be no refund for no-shows. Denial of a visa application to Finland does not entitle a participant to any refunds.

Insurance

The symposium organisers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, for loss of, or damage to property belonging to symposium participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the symposium.

Please check the validity of your own travel insurance.

Accommodation

The symposium organisers have booked room quotas for the symposium participants in the following hotels. When reservation is done via the registration form the below mentioned prices are valid. Also the availability can be guaranteed for early bookings. Delegates are free to make their own accommodation arrangements but availability or prices cannot be guaranteed and is at delegate’s own risk.

Early reservation of accommodation is recommended.

Accommodation payment

A hotel deposit of one night must be paid in advance together with the symposium fees. The hotel deposit will be deducted from the total cost of accommodation. The remaining hotel payment will be charged at the hotel upon check-out. Reservations without full deposit payment cannot be accepted. The hotel has the right to charge all booked nights in case of late cancellation or early departure.

If you are paying the fees against invoice, kindly note that your reservation is guaranteed only after we have received the payment. If you require accommodation before or after the actual symposium days, please contact the local LignoBiotech 2018 secretariat at LignoBiotech2018@confedent.fi  

All room rates include breakfast and VAT.

Hotels:

Scandic Grand Marina
Katajanokanlaituri 7
00160 Helsinki

LignoBiotech 2018 in Helsinki. Standard double room in Scandic Marina hotel.

Comfortable and refurbished hotel by the sea in the idyllic Katajanokka district, opposite the symposium venue Marina Congress Centre and right next to the Market Square and Helsinki city centre. The hotel is located in a beautiful warehouse building from the early 1900s and features spacious rooms, a peaceful atmosphere, and modern meeting rooms. Most of the rooms and lobby areas have recently been stylishly renovated. Large arched windows and high ceilings create a light and airy atmosphere in the lobby, restaurant, and bar. You can borrow a bicycle or sticks for Nordic walking from the reception.

Distance from symposium venue: 0 km

Room rates (per room / night):

  • EUR 133,00 Standard single room
  • EUR 153,00 Standard double room

Eurohostel
Linnankatu 9
00160 Helsinki

LignoBiotech 2018 in Helsinki. Standard twin room in Eurohostel.

Eurohostel provides comfortable and budget accommodation near Helsinki city centre. Eurohostel is next to the Katajanokka sea terminal area, just a short walk from the sights, shops and restaurants of downtown Helsinki.
Eurohostel has a self-service kitchen on all accommodation floors. All floors have separate showers and washroom facilities for men and women (rooms do not have showers or bathrooms). The room rate includes bedding, towel and morning sauna.

Distance from symposium venue: 0,4 km

Room rates (per room / night):

  • EUR 70,30 Standard twin room in single use
  • EUR 85,20 Standard twin room